Being a young female artist is hard. Our work is constantly discredited and far too often we are overlooked in favor of our male counterparts. With social media, many young female artists are given a platform to showcase their work and have it reach a large audience. As a culture we are steadily moving away from needing galleries and physical spaces to have artwork be validated, now in order for a young artist to become popular sometimes all they need is their work and an Instagram. Below are a few very popular feminist artists who have staked their claim in the art world using social media as a tool.
MITHSUCA BERRY ( IG: foxyfries)
At 16 years old Mithsuca Berry has amassed over 25 thousand followers on Instagram showcasing her art. Her work has been featured in Teen Vogue, Rookie, and the CR Fashion Book.
POLLY NOR (IG: pollynor)
Polly Nor is a 20 something year old artist based in West London who has made her start on Instagram and has amassed over 75 thousand followers. Her work has been featured on Vice, Dazed, and Complex as well as many galleries in both London and New York.
AYQA KHAN (IG: ayqakhan)
Ayqa Khan is a digital artist based in Brooklyn who also had her start on the internet. Her work has been featured on Vice, Dazed, and Rookie.